Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Membership FAQs


  • Who should I contact if I have a specific question for the SDMS?


  • Who is the SDMS?


  • Who is eligible for Student membership? What is the cost?


  • Who is a typical member of the SDMS?


  • Who can join SDMS? How much does it cost?


  • When can I expect to receive my dues renewal invoice?


  • What SDMS benefits are particularly helpful to students?


  • What is the cost of an SDMS Student membership?


  • What is the Corporate/Business/Institution (CBI) membership?


  • What is the best way to contact the SDMS?


  • What is required to join as a Student member?


  • What if my employer wants to pay for my membership and/or my co-workers?


  • What happens when I graduate?


  • What benefits do I receive as an SDMS member?


  • What are some benefits of CBI membership?


  • May I pay my membership dues two years at a time?


  • I received a temporary member number when I joined online, however my member number is now different. Why?


  • How much does SDMS membership cost?


  • How many SDMS CME credits are available to me once I join?


  • How many CME credits do I need to maintain my CCI certification/credential?


  • How many CME credits do I need to maintain my ARDMS certification/credential?


  • How many CME credits can I earn each year?


  • How long will my membership be in effect?


  • How long will it take for my application to be processed?


  • How do I submit an article for publication in the JDMS?


  • How do I earn JDMS CME credit?


  • How can my student status be verified?


  • How can I check on the status of my membership application?


  • Does the SDMS offer a Group Membership option?


  • Does the SDMS have an "inactive" or "retired" membership category?


  • Do all CBI employees receive the benefits of SDMS membership?


  • Can the SDMS help me track my CME credits?


  • Can I join the SDMS and register for the Annual Conference at the same time?


  • Can I earn CME credits for writing an article for the JDMS?


  • Can I access the current issue of the Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JDMS) online?